Illustrating the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the changes it has generated in the economy, society and culture, this expansive book continues the debate concerning the digital revolution and the rise of the algorithmic society.
Examining technological, economic and social transformations, and the role played by culture in terms of risks and new opportunities, Luciana Lazzeretti expertly reviews the issues surrounding the economics of innovation and the interaction with culture, creativity and local development to establish a future agenda for research. Commencing with a historical overview, Lazzeretti discusses how culture and creativity allow us to face the challenges of the new digital revolution and provides insightful antidotes to the risks generated by the rise and evolution of an algorithmic society. The key elements of the art of imagination and human intelligence are examined together with their mutual interactions and relationship with AI as they continue to remain intertwined.
With a contemporary approach, this invaluable book will be an excellent resource for researchers and scholars interested in cultural economy and digitalization of cultural heritage. It will also be of interest to professionals who want to develop competencies relating to new technologies and the role of cultural organizations in the digital revolution.